Kiosko Latino

Owner: Maria del Carmen 

Languages Spoken: Spanish, English 

Payments Accepted: Cash, Credit 

About Kiosko Latino: Maria serves both Mexican and Puerto Rican cuisine. Her husband was in the US Navy, stationed in San Diego, California. While there, Maria and her family lived with another Mexican family. They taught Maria how to cook the traditional dishes of Puebla Mexico, and she taught them traditional dishes from her home country of Puerto Rico. Many of the recipes Maria is serving up at her business were passed down from her grandmother.

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Wa Wa Asian Snacks

Owner: Wa Wa Khiang

Payment accepted: Cash and Credit Card (Visa, American Express, Discover, Mastercard)

Telephone number: (716) 310-3923

Business hours: 
Tues, Wed, Thurs: 11am-7pm 
Friday: 11am-8pm
Saturday: 10am-8pm
Order Delivery: SkipTheDishes
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About Wa Wa Asian Snacks: Working in restaurants since arriving in the US 8 years ago, Wa Wa is excited to finally be her own boss. When we asked Wa Wa why she wanted to start her own business, she said "she wants to be able to share her favorite Asian snacks and dessert recipes with the community, she already cooks for her friends and family at home."


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Thang's Family Restaurant

Owner: Kap Thang 

Languages: Burmese, Chin, English 

Payments Accepted: Cash, Credit Card (Visa, American Express, Discover, Mastercard)

About Thang's Family Restaurant: Originally from Burma, Kap Thang fled when he was 21 years of age to Malaysia. He lived there for over 10 years, working various jobs, including as a chef in a Japanese restaurant. In 2009, he came to Buffalo where he began working in food prep at Lexington Coop for the next 8 years. In 2016, Kap started working with WEDI and got on our waiting list to open his restaurant in the Bazaar. Kap sells many Japanese and Malaysian-influenced dishes, including ramen, donburi, tom yum, fried rice, and gyoza.

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M Asian Halal Food

Owner: Mohammed Yaseen; originally from Burma; has been in Buffalo since 2011 and owned his own business since 2013.

Languages: Bengali, Burmese, English, Hindi, Thai, Urdu

Payment Accepted: Cash and credit card (Visa, American Express, Discover, Mastercard)

Telephone number: (716) 533-8558

Business hours: 
Tues, Wed, Thurs: 11am-7pm 
Friday: 11am-8pm
Saturday: 10am-8pm

About M Asian Halal Food : Mohammad sells an assortment of Indian and Pakistani dishes that are all Halal. Many of his dishes are also vegan and vegetarian, which makes M Asian Halal Food a great stop for those with dietary restrictions. 

He came to the United States from Thailand in 2007, and learned how to cook Pakistani food at a restaurant in Missouri. After cooking for over 10 years, Mohammed opened M Asian Halal Foods to serve Pakistani and Indian dishes. He is proud to offer the cuisine he's learned to prepare throughout his journey, here at the West Side Bazaar.


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Check out the write-up on M Asian Halal in The Buffalo News!

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Rakhapura Mutee and Sushi

Owner: Win W. Shwe; originally from the Arakan State of Burma; has been in Buffalo since 2004

Languages spoken: American Sign Language, Arakanese mother tongue, Burmese, English, Thai

Payment accepted: Cash and Credit Card (Visa, American Express, Discover, Mastercard)

Telephone number: (716) 308-7640

Business hours: 
Tues, Wed, Thurs: 11am-7pm 
Friday: 11am-8pm
Saturday: 10am-8pm
Order Delivery: SkipTheDishes
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About Rakhapura Mutee and Sushi: Rakhapura was started by husband and wife team Khaing M. Thein and Win W. Shwe. Now primarily under chef Win, Rakhapura sells over 30 varieties of sushi and mutee, which is a type Arakan soup. Our top selling sushi is the Buffalo Roll, Banana Mango Roll, and the Khaing Sushi Roll. We aim to operate a sushi bar that uses the best ingredients, while still maintaining affordable prices for our customers.

To learn more about Rakhapura Mutee and Sushi and the owners' trip from Burma to Buffalo, check out their article on Buffalo Rising here.


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Abyssinia Ethiopian Cuisine

Owner: Zelalem Gemmeda; originally from Ethiopia, has been here in Buffalo for 9 years

Languages spoken: Amharic (mother tongue), Arabic, English

Payment accepted: Cash and Credit Card (Visa, American Express, Discover, Mastercard)

Telephone number: (716) 563-6602

Business hours: 
Tues, Wed, Thurs: 11am-7pm 
Friday: 11am-8pm
Saturday: 10am-8pm

About Abyssinia Ethiopian Cuisine: Zelalem Gemmeda sells a variety of authentic Ethiopian Cuisine. She uses spices sent to her from her sister in Ethiopia to create her own flavors.

The national dish of Ethiopian cuisine is injera, a sour dough flat bread, which is served in many of Abyssinia Ethiopian Cuisine's dishes.

These dishes are meant to be eaten with your hands and are can be topped with cabbage, spicy lentils, potatoes and beets. 

In her own Ethiopian restaurant, Zelalem would sell original dishes on handmade plates. 

From Ethiopia to Yemen to Buffalo, Zelalem Gemmeda has a heartfelt story to share. 

To learn more about Abyssinia Ethiopian Cuisine and the owner's trip from Ethiopia to Buffalo check out her article on Buffalo Rising: https://www.buffalorising.com/2014/03/abyssinian-ethiopian-cuisine-west-side-bazaar/

  

 

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Gourmet Lao Foods

Owner: Boulivone Serixay; has been in Buffalo for the last 17 years

Languages spoken: English, Lao, Thai 

Payment accepted: Cash and credit card (Visa, American Express, Discover, Mastercard)

Telephone number: (716) 861-0834

Business hours: 
Tues, Wed, Thurs: 11am-7pm 
Friday: 11am-8pm
Saturday: 10am-8pm

About Gourmet Lao Foods: Gourmet Lao Foods cookies serves delicious cookies, and cannoli, traditional brewed coffee, and bubble tea. Gourmet Lao Foods also carries the very popular steamed rice roll pork dish. 

"The Sesame Cookies are insanely amazingly good and warrant a 5-star review all by themselves."-Yelp customer review

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Nine & Night

Owner: Htay Naing, originally from Burma 

Languages spoken: Arakanese, Burmese, Malay

Payment accepted: Cash and Credit Card (Visa, American Express, Discover, Mastercard)

Telephone number: (716) 541-7963

Business hours: 
Tues, Wed, Thurs: 11am-7pm 
Friday: 11am-8pm
Saturday: 10am-8pm

About Nine & Night: There’s something for everyone on the menu at Nine & Night. Chef and Owner Htay Naing opened Nine & Night at the West Side Bazaar in 2016. Since then, the Malaysian-born chef has been proudly serving up authentic Thai dishes to the diverse customers that make up Buffalo’s West Side. We provide carry-out, delivery, and catering so you can also enjoy our food from the comfort of your home or work. Our food travels exceptionally well and everything can be made to your liking, from mild to extra spicy.

"My customers are mostly American and 25% Burmese, which is great because I get to serve all kinds of people."
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Htay Naing

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